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Lessons in Change Management from KCB Bank and Diamond Bank to Better Serve Women-led Enterprises

September 17, 2018

In order to serve the massive market of women-led enterprises, financial service providers must adopt women-centered model that often requires massive change throughout their operations.

How to Create Financial Products that Win with Women

September 4, 2018

Often, many financial services providers only superficially tailor their products in order to reach the women’s market. If f they are to reach this untapped segment, they must articulate a clear business case, avoid being “gender-neutral” and use gender segmentation during product design and to meet women’s needs.

A woman-centered approach finds an untapped market of entrepreneurs in Egypt

August 27, 2018

Women, especially the low-income segment, are often overlooked by traditional financial service providers in Egypt.  Women’s World Banking and Lead Foundation developed an innovative individual lending methodology that successfully reached women entrepreneurs.

Custom Product Bundles Can Deepen Financial Inclusion for Vietnam’s Economically Active Women

August 20, 2018

Vietnam has millions of economically active women who interact with the formal financial sector at a superficial level. Women’s World Banking worked with Maritime Bank to develop a strategy to deepen its outreach the women’s market.

Accelerating economic opportunity in Mexico by applying a gender lens

August 13, 2018

While Mexico has made great strides in driving financial inclusion for low-income women but many more barriers, albeit surmountable, need to be addressed before the country can realize the economic benefit of financial inclusion.

Empowering Women in the Developing World: Barriers and Opportunities

August 6, 2018

One year on, a look back at our CEO’s House Foreign Affairs Committee testimony on the importance of promoting women’s financial inclusion globally to unlock economic growth.

Nigeria’s missed financial inclusion targets: Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

July 30, 2018

The Central Bank of Nigeria announced that the country would not be meeting its 2020 financial inclusion targets. Nevertheless, developments in biometric ID, regulatory sandbox, industry partnerships and agent network growth are on the horizon to put the country back on track.

An Open Letter to Scammers

July 16, 2018

A public service announcement concerning investments, fundraising and representation of our gender lens impact investment fund, Capital Partners.

Who’s New at Women’s World Banking?

July 2, 2018

July 2, 2018 By Women’s World Banking Women’s World Banking is working towards a day where all women have access to the financial products and resources they need to achieve security and prosperity. Meet the newest members of the Women’s World Banking team Click To Tweet But with more than one billion women around the world who remain outside the…

Closing women’s “emotional distance” from financial services with behavioral design

June 25, 2018

Behavioral design is an important new tool in helping the financial services industry see women (and low-income women in particular) as a viable market segment.

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